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How Long a Chainsaw Bar Should I Get?

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Question: How Long a Chainsaw Bar Should I Get?
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Answer: Do not buy a chainsaw bar that's too short for your average trunk or limb diameter. You also must remember not to buy a saw with a bar too long for the power your saw is capable of developing. A long bar can become unbalanced and awkward to carry.

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